Ann Arbor News, July 15, 1957
WIDENING WORK: Progress continues on work to widen and improve S. Main St. from the railroad crossing near Madison St. to Stadium Blvd. The work shown is in the 60s block of S. Main, part of the street portion which will be widened to 44 feet. Most of the street, however, will be widened to 40 feet.
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Lois (née Milton) Zimmerman was born in 1923 near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She graduated from high school in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and earned a BA degree from Lesley College, a teacher training college in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During her time in Cambridge, she met her husband who was training to become a chaplain in the army. Their oldest child Donnie died of polio at age seven; they had four other children. She was a kindergarten teacher for many years, including during the era of school desegregation in Indianapolis, Indiana. She also enjoyed leading outdoor educational programming.
Lois Zimmerman was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor as part of the Legacies Project.